FOOD & DRINK

Splicer Bars

Splicer Bars came out in the mid 1980s and were fruit-flavoured and multi-coloured twisted candy bars which were really chewy. The advert featured a policeman and various other people biting into a splicer bar and it turned them all multi-coloured! Ace! They tasted soft but chewy...

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Do You Remember Splicer Bars?

Do You Remember Splicer Bars?



  • Ross on 2012-08-24 14:20:58
    I loved these, must have ate at least 2-3 bars a week. I think I use to eat them one colour at a time and I think you could pull them apart but not sure long time ago.
  • chinavalley on 2011-12-18 23:12:34
    Everyone thinks I'm making it up. I remember them in the mid to late 70's. The tv advert was kids in white jump suits on white go carts on white ramps, everything would become multi-coloured leaving rainbows in their tracks.
  • PeeJay on 2011-04-14 12:34:07
    At last - other Splicer fans. No-one else I know remembers them which, I guess, explains why they stopped making them.
  • mairead on 2010-11-23 17:51:34
    I think of them a lot..... Anytime a mention them to anyone no one else remembers them and i was beginning to think they were just a sweet dream.
  • Strelitziafushia81 on 2010-05-27 16:13:28
    I remember they came out in mid 1982 in time for the summer they lasted two years and then poof they where gone!. Any body remember the milkshake drink from 81' called one!? Or frolic by leckpatrick? Suzy.
  • splice boy on 2010-03-16 11:57:10
    They were available from at least 1979
  • me... on 2010-01-23 00:20:33
    hooraay..... I'm not going mad, I really began to think I had imagined this advert. I'd live to see it again!
  • Anonymous on 2009-05-24 08:22:05
    yeah i remember the splicer, it was a fruity chew bar, a bit like opal fruits in a bar !!!!
  • waynerz on 2008-10-28 20:37:37
    OMG. They were like Opel Fruits rolled into a sausage shape of the same flavour, then the four sausages were twisted together and ... heh presto ... I give you, the Splicer Bar!!! The jingle went: "Splicer, is nicer it's sweet everytime. Strawberry and Orange, with Lemon and Lime. Bite it, you'll like it And soon you will see. Splicer, is nicer. From Nestle Rowntree." I still remember the jingle! HOW SAD AM I !!! LOL. I thought I was the only person left alive who remembered them! Ha to everyone who thought I was mad!!! Bring back the Splicers!
  • hungry lass on 2008-09-29 09:50:27
    Blast from the past!! Yes they were sort of pastel coloured and fruity - not thought about them in 30 yrs!
  • Anonymous on 2007-02-18 15:49:10
    I remember them well - but by another name 'striper'. As I remember from the ad they were also at a wedding and they all turned coloured as they bit in the bars. Do you know why they had two names?